Juvenile charged with armed robbery of Bartlett gas station

Updated 11/29/2022 7:18 PM

Bartlett police and the Kane County state's attorney's office charged a boy with armed robbery, aggravated assault and retail theft in the armed robbery of a gas station Saturday morning.

About 1:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to the gas station and convenience store near the intersection of West Bartlett Road and Route 25.


A boy had entered the store and placed alcoholic beverages in his backpack, authorities said, and when he was confronted by an employee, he brandished a knife before running away.

At 6:15 a.m., officers went to the 1500 block of Spaulding Road to investigate a report of a suspicious person.

The suspect was arrested after he attempted to run.

The juvenile was charged with a felony and two misdemeanors and taken to the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center in St. Charles.

Bartlett police did not release the suspect's age or hometown.

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